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" Ho that by the Plow would thrive,
EimwH mu't either hold or drive."
Fi om ike Con*tiiutionnli?t.
The Ajusta Fertilizing Company
The necessity of enriching the soil was
never greater than at present. So poten
tia! has fjeen this requirement that mill
ions of collars were expended, last sea
son, for various kinds of manure. Near
ly every dollar of this money went North
ward ; and, we are sorry to say, it did
not secure, in all cases, a profitable return
for such very hard cash. We should
judge, from numerous complaints, that
many of the manipulated manures were
cross impositions. The desire to grow
rich suddenly ts, probably, as conspicu
ous in this line of busiuess as in nearly
all others, and so, a number of confiding
planters had to pay dearly for credulity.
' Under such circumstances, we are pleas
ed to learn that a Company has been
formed in Augusta to supply the agricul
turaPcommunity with a genuine fertili
zer, and one, too, within the reach of all.
The well-known integrity of the gentle
men engaged in this enterprise, and the
materials within their grasp, warrant the
assumption that the article offered to the
public is what it represents to be. The
nitre-beds of the Confederacy have been
purchased and become the bases of an
extensive development. Beside these rich
deposits, valuable collections of peat have
been discovered in the immediate vicini
ty, and appropriated and worked with
success. Jn the process of manufacture,
true Southern hospitaTtty is practiced.
There are no secrets and no mysteries.
All interested aie invited to an investi
gation, and the Company is determined
to deserve everything it wins in the way
of encomium or trade.
To enable the planter to restore to the
soil that which has been extracted from
it by small grain, cotton, corn, vegeta
bles, &c, the Company, with an enthusi
astic and commendable diligence, has its
agents scatteied broadcast, engaged in
ransacking the city and county for all the
clements which enter into the composi
tion of plants. The refuse of the city is
carefully removed and premiums offered
to all fur articles, which, hitherto consid
ered nuisances, are made immensely val
uable when brought under the dominion
of science. A two-fold benefit is thus
produced. The city is rendered healthy
by the scrupulous removal of all noxious
matter ; and the soil is enriched by those
very materials which cumbered the earth
and were an offense to all. A movement
of*this kind is one in the rig', t direction.
It is a bold and honorable attempt to en
courage Southern independence and an
example for other branches of industry in
the important item of keeping thc money
of our people at home.
The manures produced by thc Augus
ta Fertilizing Company have ceased to
be experiments. They are now of es
tablished reputation, and those who were
so fortunate as to try them, during last
year, have reaped a substantial har
The chemist of this company is Gene
ral Rains, whose fame is not limited to
any narrow area, but is familiar to the
Old as well as to the New World. With
such a directing genius, in conjunction
with such an honorable company, there ?6
no such word as fail. All the requisites
of success have been combined, and we
feel convinced that the progress of the
enterprise will be commensurate with its
The attention of all concerned in agri
culture, who read these lines, is directed
to" the subjoined remarks, which proceed
from one whose clear understanding, critr
ical research and long experience entitle
him to a hearing. Gen. M. C. M. Ham
mond thus writes of-the Augusta Fer
tilizing Company and the result of its la
u A hiyh cultivation, on less land, with more
manure, is the great object of modern tdlage.''
If this remark be true in a general
sense, it is especially applicable to the
South, where capital is greatly reduced
and labor impaired and uncertain ; where
large plantations and annual clearings to
supersede the worn or exhausted laud
are no longer practicable, and where
the utmost production from present open
fields has become necessary for subsist
The prime question is, where to pro
cure the least costly and most* effective
fertilizer?-Heretofore, we have import
ed, at high prices, many kinds of manures
-Peruvian and other guanos, phosphates
and other saline compounds, raw and dis
solved bones, etc. The larger portions of
these have been specifics and applicable
properly to soils containing all the other
ingredients, and requiring only these com
paratively few of the many elements de
manded for tbs perfect growth of plants.
These requirements of the plants have
been left generally to conjecture-some
times have been discovered by often re
peated experiments, and, only on rare oc
casions, by analysing the soils.
But the deficiencies cannot be ascer
tained every where. It is utterly impos
sible, from want of skill and means, te
obtain analyses of every one's fields or
farm ; and, without these, the selection of
special-fertilizers or specifies;-few com
bining more than five or six of the twelve
or fifteen substances essential for vigor
ous vegetation-is mainly guess work.
Even the mixture of several of these, per
formed by certain planters at an outlay
of labor, time and expense, while an
improvement on the application of simple
manures, has not entirely obviated the
The desideratum is a concentrated m.*?.
nure, combining all the elements in all
plants cultivated in field and garden, in a
state of assimilation, of ea*y transporta
tion, and at a price which the most of our
people can command.
Farm-yard (including stable) manure,
especially of animals fed on grain as well
as Jong forage, and properly saved, pos
sesses all the nutriment needed by plants.
And this is universally saved, after some
fashion, and used. But it is too bulky
for our diminished horse power, insuffi
cient in quantity, and promises to decrease
surely under tho aggressions upon stock
by the freed people.
Night soil is equally effective. But
among us I am not aware that the first
step bas been taken to rival the Chinese
in their careful preservation and use of
this valuable material. Its value is well
known io inie?ige?t planters, and has been
urgently commended to their attenti
for more than twenty years. Nccess
will some day overcome the prejudice
its manipulation, and the manufactu
will contrive means to collect and p
pare it as a fertilizer. Until then,
Northern poudrette will continue to
applied, which is the same thing in a st
comparatively emasculated. .
The Ammonia Phosphate, howe\
made by " The Augusta Fertilizer M
ufacturing Company," comes nearest
the desideratum suggested. With a sm
er proportion of silica (according to
published analysis and a partial kno
edge of thc process of manufacturing) J
a larger one of potassa, it would ab
fulfill the required conditions. It is cc
posed of materials derived from the th
kingdoms of nature-the animal, the n
eral, the vegetable-(the organic and
inorganic) ; bones and carcases of anim
solvents to hasten decomposition, abs
bents to intercept and fix the valuable
lt embodies, therefore, all the substa
and elements which unite to stimul
growth, to perfect thc structure and
vclop aud mature the fruit. And so cc
bined, that in affording ample sustenai
to the herb of plant or flower, it is mt
lied by chemical-appliances and aflinil
toward all injury from the tenderest gel
Thc^uanos, thc phosphates and al kal
phosphates and the other natural and
tificial fertilizers will all find their co
terparts. their essential constituents, int
woven in this compound.
It is with the planter to determine
quantity to be applied, which will def ?
on the quality of his land, fresh or wo
rich or poor, less on the character of
soil, stiffor loose, as alumina or silex p
dominates. It will not injure any a
may benefit all.
The advantages to the purchaser a
that it is made at home, and by w
known persons, whose intelligence w
not be questioned, thus guaranteeing
honest article, and, . as its process of p
paring and analysis are open to public
spection, assuring a most valuable one.
M. C. M. HAMMOND.
BEECH ISLAND, S. C., January, 1868.
Since the above was written, we ha
authority for stating that the impro>
mcnts suggested have been adopted, vi
increasing the proportion of potassa ai
lessening that of silica. Besides, the coi
pany has taken the first step-to " rival t
Chinese in the preservation and use
night soil." Nothing will be left undo
to make " Ammonia Phosphate" the mc
perfect manure in the land.
These associations have never been d
ly appreciated by the Southern peopl
and this fact is easily accounted for. Du
ing the days of slavery, when labor w
abundant, and subject to our control, th<
were, perhaps, not so important, and co
sequen liv received but little attention.
The object of every farmer is, of cours
io realize the greatest possible yield *:
proportion to the quantity of land in ct
livation, the number of hands employ?
and the capital invested. Todo this 1
must exercise, the very highest degree
skill in the management of his farm. No
how many are possessed of this degn
of skill ? You may find a few here at
there, but a majority of the meir no
managing plantations know literall;
nothing about scientific farming, and tl
[ misfortune is, they do not care to lie taugh
ignorance is always bigoted, and many i
them think that what they don't know
not worth learning.
No man is perfect. No man has eve
arrived at perfection in any trade, occupj
tion, or profession. A few excel, but th
great majority never rise above medi
In order, therefore, that the many shoul
realize the benefits to be derived from th
wisdom and experience of the few, ther
should be associations formed throughoi
the land. These should be regularly 01
ganized and officered, and have state
times for meeting. At these meeting
every subject pertaining to the cultivatio
of the soil, could be freely discussed. Th
valuable information scattered over th
country, could here be brought togcthe
en masse. While one member would b
able to advance some valuable thought o
which the others are ignorant, he himsel
would be benefitted by acquiring thi
knowledge of others. The kind of ma
nure best adapted to particular soils, th<
mode of applying it, the best time foi
planting the various crops, thc best im
piernones for cultivating them, the short
est and most efficient means of gathering
them, embrace a few of the many sub
jects that might here bc discussed wit!;
profit to every member. Another sub'
jeet, also, might, thus receive thc attention
its importance demands, and that is, the
introduction on Southern farms of the
modern improvements ill agricultural
machinery now used at thc North. That
any man of even ordinary means, who in
vests his capital in tilling the soil, should
discard these labor-saving machines, is
more than " passing strange." To say
they are u humbugs" now, is simply to
expose your ignorance.
Throughout New England, the Middle
States, and the Great West, they are in
gencrul use, and-have been for years. Do
you suppose a Yankee farmer, who culti
vates but ten, fifteen or twenty acres of
land, would use a " humbug" ? Landreth's
extensive seed farm, near Philadelphia,
is cultivated entirely with these improv
ed implements. This farm has no equal
in the world, and there is no other u; on
earth where science and skill are carried
to a greater degree of practical perfec
tion. Will any one suppose thc proprie
tors of this farm are to be M humbugged"
in any implement they usc ?
Glanders in Horses?
Will you be so kinTl as to inform me
through your excellent JOURNAL the symp
toms of glanders, p.nd its treatment I
bave a fine animal that has symptoms of
it. C. K. II.,
The symptoms of glanders are : A dis
charge of matter from one or both nos
Lrils ; enlargement 'of on? or both sub
maxillary glands. When one nostril only
ia affected, the corresponding gland is al
most invariably found enlarged. The
schneiderinn membrane (lining of the
lose) is generally of a pale or leaden hue,
md sometimes ulcerations are visible on
ts surface. The discharge usually ad
?eres to the nostrils, and is sometimes
vhite and thick, but often of a grayish
ispeet. A discharge from the nostrils, i
ind the appearance of ulceration, isni?t|<
ilone sufiicien? to establish the presence I <
?f the disease ; for these ulcerations are I
ometimcs produced by the acrid nature ?
if the discharge from the catarrh. In i
he first stage of the disease, there is a I
lischarge from one nostril only, of a \
whitish humor, which is inconsiderable, s
xcept when the horse has been exercised fc
air some time. There is an increased h
edness of the membrane within the nos. r
rila; the swelling of the glands under c
ic jaw ia oa the aame side as the affected ?
nostril ; the horse's coat appears healthy,
and the* animal in good condition. The
symptoms of glanders, arising from com
munication with a glandere^J horse, are
different from those of glanders produced
by bad provender, excessive'exertion, ?ic.
In the former the discharge is from one
nostril only, or much more from one than
the other ; and there is no cough or other
symptoms of catarrh or cold, or any other
disorder. In the latter on the contrary,
there is a cough, either dry or moist ;
and it is preceded by loss of appetite or
falling off in appetite, and depression of
The instant the above symptoms are
observed, .he horse should bc immediate
ly removed ?o a place by itself, and as
soon as the cas,-? is clearly diagnosed to
be glanders, the animal should lie put out
of the way, for there is no cure for the
disease.-American Stock Journal.
Tbe Irish Potato.
The question of "whole" or M cut" po
tato sets has elicited much discussion in
the agricultural journals of this country
and Europe; and with the view of aiding
our readers in arriving at correct conclu
sions on this and other important points
in potato culture, we give thc following
summing up from a I*rizc Essay of Mr.
George May, of Benlhall, Eng, who made
careful experiments on'129 trial plots:
( Eu. So. CULT.
1. Every increase in the size of the
set, from one ounce lo eight ounces in
weight, produces' an increase in thc crop
much greater than the additional weight
of the set planted. The net. profit, over
and above the extra weight of sets, in
planting four ounce sets in li^u of one
ounce sets, amounted, on the whole series
of experiments, to between three and four
tons per acre ; and the further profit, on
the increase of thc size of the set from
faur to eight ounces, averaged about five
tons per acre, all the intermediate steps
partaking proportionally of the increase.
2. The advantage of large sets is more
marked in the early varieties.
3. In the use of small sets, of one to
three ounces in weight, a large balance
over and above the weight of the sets
was obtained by planting from six to nine
inches apart in the rows than at wider
4. Increasing the intervals at which the
sets are planted, even of the largest size,
in th* rows, to more than twelve inches,
diminishes the crop, and the wider inter?
vals induce no increase in the weight of
the produce of the individual sets.
5. It may bc broadly stated that the
weight of the crop is proportionate to the
weight per acre of the sets, and that small
sets will produce the same crop as an
equal weight per acre of large sets. The
fact is, however, of limited application,
as a weight of very small sets, equal to
a weight of full s:zed potatoes, could not
be got into the ground, except by plant
ing them so close as not to be beneficial
to the crop. Thc advantage, therefore,
of the large set remains practically un
?. Weight for weight, cut sets produce
as nearly as possible the same weight per
acre as the whole pot-toes, but, for thc
reasons given above, thc weight of the
sets should not be reduced by subdivision.
7. Smaller sets give a larger produce
in 'proportion to their weight than the
8. When the intervals between the
sets in rows are diminished to less than a
foot, the produce of each individual set is
proportionately diminished. Though this
is not necessarily accompanied by a dimi
nution of the weight of the crop, no in
crease in the produce of each individual
sec is caUi d by placing the set at inter
vals wider than a foot.
9. With reference to the relative pro
duce of different varieties a late red sort
takes precedence throughout thc experi
ments ; and of the several varieties of
Fluke, "Spencers King of Flukes," and
"The Queen of Flukes," are much more
prolific than the ordinary variety.
As to the manure best adapted to the
potato, it was found by Dr. Lang that all
nitrogenous dressings, tried in Devonshire,
were rather prejudicial than otherwise, as
regards the potato disease, but that wood
ashes (which abound in potash) and lime
and salt were beneficial.
Experiments with regard to manures
were carried on under thc direction of
Prof. Voelcker, and on examining them
the following deductions have been made :
1. The best crop was' obtained by thc
usc of rotten barn-yard manure.
2. Superphosphates ond crude potash- ,
salts-a purely mineral maluning-gave
a nearly equal increase. The mixture of
superphosphates and crude poiash-salts
appear to be specially useful for root-crops
on light land.
3. Common salt, enhances the efficiency
nf t'e superphosphate- and potash-salts,
but when used alone it slightly diminishes
4. Potash-salts applied alone, though
by no moans the most desirable manure
for potatoes, nevertheless had a better
effect than, common salt; for while the
crude, potash-salts give an increase of
nearly 8 cwt. per acre, common salt pro
duced 7 cwt. and 44 lbs. less than the un
inanurcd plots on the average.
The Barberry Hedge.
One of the wants of the agricultural
community at the present time, is a good
hedge plant. Nearly every one that has
been tried thus far has exhibited some
radical defect that unfits it for the pur
pose. Our native thorns, for instance,
are subject to the attacks of the borer.
Thc English hawthorn cannot stand our
dry summers, nor the Osage, orange our
hard winters. The buckthorn is too open
and ragged at the base, lt is doubtful if
any plant, whose natural growih is from i
twenty to twenty-five feet high, can I e
kept down within the bounds of an ordi- ;
nary hedge and retain a healthy state.
And even if they could submit to thc :
pruning, the annual expense of keeping <
them in shape would bc more tharr the
American farmers arc willing to bear. A ?
hedge-plant, to become popular, must be
perfectly hardy and easy to propagate. ?
It should also be vigorous enough to grow f
ivell in ordinary soils without manure.
lt should be thorny to keep cattle from
looking it, and strong enough to keep
hen from breaking through it. Finally,
t should be low enough ?to require little
?r no pruning. The common barberry
Barberies ruiyarics) combines these
[utilities better than any plant we are ac
piainted with. The barberry is a native
if the northern part of Europe and Asia;
?ut has become thoroughly naturalized in
America, and is now found growing wild
ii thc waste grounds of New England. ?
t is a remarkably hardy plant, thriving j
rel I in a great variety of aoils. and is J
aid to live for centuries. Jt has a shrub- 6
y habit (growing from six to ten feet in ' S
eight,) yellowish thorny wood lea vos in *
esettes, yellow flowers on drooping ra
emes.'and scarlet oblong berries, very
cid, but making delicious preserves. An
mportant item in regard to this shrub, is
?ts habit of sending up stout shoots from
the collar, which will in the course of
five or six years form a thick impassable
hedge, that will take care of itself. This
plant does not sucker from the root. We
have a barberry hedge on our grounds at
WMIingford. twenty fm? rods long, arid
niue years old, from I he seed. This hedge
has been clipped a little two or three
Urnes, to keep it even, and is now six to
ten feet high, with a. firm, compact bas-\
perfectly impervious to the smaller ani
mals, and is stout enough to turn cattle.
On our grounds at Oneida, \. Y., we.
have a barberry hedge fifty rods long,
and eight years old, from the seed, lt
was kept clean with the cultivator the.
first four years and clipped a little, once
or twice. It is now from seven to eight
feet, high, thick and compact at tho base,
and already so strong that the fence was
taken away two years ago, leaving in its
place, only' a slight railing of a single
board, six or eight inches wide, as a tem
porary guard until the hedge could gain
another year's growth, it being situated
on a highway where cattle are passing
DlKECTIONS FOR RA?SIN?? A UEDGJV
Seed gathered in the fall should be imme
diately planted or mixed with moist sand,
and exposed ti) frost during winter. Sow
in drills two feet ?part, thc saine as for
apple-seed, and cover about one inch deep.
Transplant the seedlings into hedge row
when one or two years old. Set the
plants one foot apart in tho row at an an
omie of forty-five degrees, and cut dowrTto
about eight inches of the ground.-The
0! the cow, thc beautiful cow,
Nibb?og the bay from the fragrant mow,
Into the thistle. ,uid clover so fresh
Poking your nose with a street relish,
All in a maib :
Beautiful caw, you will one day be hash.
Oh, the cow, the playful cow,
Meeting the pail with a playful bow,
Giving it generously all of your milk,
Winking and blinking your lashes of silk,
With frolicsome da*b,
A failure to give it soon settles your hash.
COMPAHATIVE RESULTS FROM WHITE
ANO NEGRO LABOR.-A. writer in the
Southern Planier und Fumier states that
a gentleman in Charlotte county, Virgi
nia, thus tested the comparative results
of white and black labor: fie furnished
thirteen negroes with mules and imple
ments and provisions to raise a crop, and
at the same Lime furnished an outfit to
two white men. The negroes raised 94
barrels of corn, 7 slacks oals and 5,000
pounds tobacco. The two white men,
with n little negro girl to cook for them,
raised i 1*2^ barrels of corn, 10 stacks of
oats and 8,000 pounds" of tobacco. The.
negroes returned the mules in a poor,
emaciated condition. Thc white men
turned tl eirs over fat and sleek. The
negroes worked four mules, the whites
two. The gentleman referred to will, this
year, work white men exclusively. To
show thc improvidence of the negroes, he
said the cart and mules were*at their ser
vice to haul wood, yet they preferred to
Comment is unnecessary.
DAILY AND TRI-WEEK LY,
BY A. S. MILLINGTON & CO.
Daily Pnpcr, $8.00 per Annum.
Tri-Weekly Paper, 84.00 per Annum.
THE COURIER bas entered on the sixty
sixth yeHr of its publication. During this
long period of its existence, de.-pite the mutations
of fortune and time, it bus boen ?ber.illy sup
ported, whilst many of its contemporaries have
been compelled to succumb to financial necessities.
We gratefully record this evidence of the Appre
ciation of our own, and the efforts of our prede
cessors, to make it what it is, and always bas
been. ONE AMONG THE LEADING COM
MERCIAL AND NEWS JOURNALS OF THE
SOUTH, and will renew our exertions to add to
its acceptability to tho public, KS well ss to place
it ea-ily within the reach of nil who de?ire a
FIRST CLASS CHEAP PAPER.
In rurtherance of this purpose we now issue
the Daily and Tri- Weekly Courier to our Sub
scribers, xl tbe rate of eight and four dollars per
ana um respectively.
Our purpose is to furnish a first class paper
upon the most reasonable living prices.
Charleston, Jun 20 tf 4
HE Subsoriber 1ms received an UNUSUAL
LY LARGE AND FULL SUPPLY of
Iluist's Genuine Garden Seeds,
All of which nre of the FIRST QUALITY aud
WARRANTED AS REPRESENTED. Also,
in Store, a large supply Choice ONION SETTS
Qr* Prices very low.
G. L. PENN.
Jan 7 tf 2
FBUIT TREES, consisting of APPLES,
PEAR, PEACHES, Ac, Ac.
GRAPE VINES, largely CONCORD and
CLINTON, with a good Stock or all the leading
old and new varieties.
STRAWBERRY PLANTS,mainly WIL
EVERGREENS, FLOWERING SHRUBS,
ROSES, DAHLIAS, BEDDING PLANTS of
ivery description Ac , ?fcc. .
Our Stock of Trees and Plants is large and
mu,nully well grown.
Prices as low as the loading Nor hern Nurso
?iei ; and plants groien in and adapted to our
11 m nt e.
Catalogues mailed free. Address
P. J. BERCKMANS,
Augusta, Jan ?0 3nr 4
. HAVE just received a COMPLETE AS
0RTMENT OF GARDEN SEEDS, ONION
ETTg, and AdamR Extra Early CORN-which
111 bo sold at tho very lowest prices for Cash.
THOS. W. CARWILE,
At Sign of Golden Mortar,
to 13 tf
E stab li sh ed 184 5.T
WM. H. TUTT,
IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, PAINTS, OILS,
DYE-STUFFS, SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS,
AND DEUGrGISTS' SUNDRIES,
264 Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.,
HAS NOW IN STORE one of thc most complete Stocks in thc South, to which
he respectfully invites thc attention of Merchant--, Physicians and Planters.
Thc Stock embraces everything to be found in a FIRST CLSiS WHOLESALE
DRUG HOUSE, both of American and Foreign production, which is oflered at
prices that cannot fail to jilease. '
Having had an experience of twenty-two years, in thc Drug Trade in Augusta,
he flatters himself that he fully understands the wants of thc people
Merchants are assured that they can purchase their supplies from us at NEW
YORK PRICES, freight and expenses added. . . -
All that wc ask is an examination of our Stock and Prices.
Oct 23 A- Sm 43
SO UT H E RN SHOE HQUS E !
18212 Broad 8t., -AND- 234 Broad St.,
Opposite- Augusta Hotel, Under Central Ho ttl
WISHES to inform his Friends and Patrons that he is receiving and has constantly
on hand oue of the
Largest Stocks of Boots and Shoes
Ever brought tb this City. He will continue to sell as usual CHEAP FOR CASH.
It has been his desire, and he has thus far succeeded, in keeping A FfiPSt Class
Booti and Shoe Store, where all styles of Loots and Shoes will be kept.
He is constantly receiving and alway?^on hand a large supply of
T, MILES & SONS' CELEBRATED PHILADELPHIA SHOES
My Stock consists in part of
Gents Fine Calf Dress BOOTS,
Gents Fine Calf Water Proof BOOTS,
Gents Fine Calf Dress Congress BOOTS,
Gents Fine Calf double solo Congress BCOTS,
Buys and Youths BOOTS and SHOES of
For Gents, Ladies, Misses and Children.
Ladies and Misses Cloth Congress BOOTS,
Ladies and Misses Cloth BOOTS, ,
Ladies and Misses Kid Congress BOOTS,
Lidies and Misses Kid BOOTS,
Ladies and Misses Morocco Cosy BOOTS,
Ladies White Kid and Satin SLIPPERS,
Ladies Toilet SLIPPERS,
For Plantation ^USTectir.
Fine Heavy Wax BROGANS, different qualities.
Fine Heavy Kip BOOTS.
Extra Size. Women's and Men's SHOES.
MY MOTTO ALWAYS HAS BEEN " &?ICK SALES AND
And all i ask is to call and examine my Stock before purchasing elsewhere.
Charge or Trouble to Show Goods.
fl^-pRemember the places.
182^ Broad St., opposite Augusta Hotel and 234 Broad St., under Central Hotel
Augusta, Nov 18 . 10t 47
O'DOWD & MULHER1N,
283 Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.,
_AVE NOW ON HAND FOR THE FALL AND WINTER TRADE
the largest and most complete Stock of GROCERIES in the City. Our Stock
having been purchased before the advance in Gold, wc ure prepared to sell
AS LOW AS THE LOWEST.
U^^Merchants and Planters and Plantera visiting our City would do well to call
before purchasing elsewhere.
Augusta, Oct 22 " ' 3m 43
To the Boot and Shoe Buyers of
South Carolina !
iiST?f?? ?H?? E1MP??
Great Reduction in Prices !
WE ARE SELLING ONE OF THE LARGEST AND BEST SELECT!
Stocks of LOOTS AND SHOES ever opened in this City. An experience
Twenty years, and buying strictly for Cash, enable? us to sell our Goods from
25 lo SS per Cent Cheaper (han any other House.
jSgfCall and examine. A trial will convince. Goods "freely shown, and one
MILES' CELEBRATED BOOTS AND SHOES always on hand. Also,
WOOD'S CELEBRATED BROGANS, and all other Manufacturer's work of|
?UK, CARROLL wishes his old friends and customers to understand that
there is no Shoddy or Paper Stufled Shoes kept in lliis Establishment. Our Goods
l^pOrders respectfully solicited.
. ' ROBERT CARROLL,
E. F. BLODGETT & CO.,
Augusta, Nov 4
202 Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.
BOOT ANO SHOE HOUSE ! i TUP
J. W. APEL,
209 Broad St., Inder Planters Hotel,
?IAS just received from New York 150 Caf e?t
BOOTS AND SHOES, embracing
Every Style and Quality.
And nil of which he ha.? market down to the
VERY LOWEST IGURE3. This Stock was
bought direct from tho most reliable Mnnufuclu
rers, and is wnrrunted to ba as represented.
My old Edgefieldi friend* and customers ure
urgently requited ti> give me a cull, ami look
through my large ?nd varied Stock. No better
Bargains in tho Shee Trivdo are to bo hod in thc
sity than are offered at my Store.
J. W. APEL.
Augusta, Nov ll ?t 4*
I^HE Customer* pf MRS. FULLER'S M ILL,
will please send their Corn to Mill on Mun
hy, Wedno.day or Saturduy from this date. Thc
Hill grinds only on those day?.
Wagons sent for Lumber muit he accompanied
nth the Cann.
R. G. LANHAM, Agt.
Jan 20 4i*5
To the Public.
rITE Subscriber i? eneaged in the BLACK
SMITH BUSINESS, in all its branches, at
be Brick Blacksmith Shop in rear of Park Row.
Having secured the cervices of a good WAGON
WILDER, I ?m prepared to REPAIR ALL
HAGONS and BUGGIES gent to my Shop. All
rork entrusted to my cure will be warranted to
Prices reduced to the lowest rates, but terms
Mr. A. A. Paul, Gunsmith, may he found nt
iy Shop, ready to work OD Guns, Pistols, ?e.
Jw 13 a t
E HAVE A Ft:LL STOCK of the above
i uaiucJ STOVES which wc propose offering at ns
low prices ni any FIRST CLASS STOVES in
The.-te Stoves havo tho reputation of being the
Used, and aro especially adapted to this section
of country. We feel confident in recommending
them, when out of nearly FIVE HURDRKD
SOLD DURING THE PAST TWO YEARS,
WE HAVE NOT HEARD OF ONE THAT DID
NOT GIVE ENTIRE SATISFACTION.
IVE WARRANT ALL STOVES SOLD
And alway* furnish a COMPLETE SET OF
UTENSILS, with PRINTED DIRECTIONS for
using them, n thnt one cnn change from the old
way of Cooking in a Fire Place to the use of the
Stove with little or no inconvenience.
Wo always keep on hand ALL tho different
Styles of COOKING STOVES, RANGES,
?&e., prepared to pieuse the tastes of uny oue
who may examino our Stock.
We have a large Stock of HEATING
STOVES suitable fur Churches, School Rooms,
Stores, Parlor*, ic.
W<: manufacture largely of TIN WARE,
which wu otter at low prices.
Our Stock or PLATED GOODS, PLANISHED
and BRITTANIA WARE, WOOD and WILLOW
WARE is very full and complete.
We would be pleased to seo our friends from
Edgtfield and surrounding country.
JONES, SMYTH & CO.,
192 linnie! Street,
0RW, LAW BLANKS OF
ALL KINDS at tho most reasonable prices
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TlIE firm of GRAT, M?LLARKT & Co. le this
day dissolved by mutual consent. Parlies having
any demn,ids against the firm will present them
for immediate payment. All those indebted wQL
piense settle at their earliest convenience The
books and notes will be found at tho old stand,
228 Broad street.
. JAS. A. GR VT,
JAS. H. MULLARKY.
Ai-G?SUA, GA., January 6, 1S6S.
HE and rsigned have this day formed a Co
partnership under the style and firm of MULLAR
KY BROTHERS, for ibe pnrposo of transacting
a WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRY GOODS
BUSINESS, at the store lately occupied by I.
KAns k Co., No. 202 Broad street, where'they
will bo pleased to seo their friends and the public.
JAS. H. MULLARKY.
JAXUART, 1st, 1868. '? .
TlIE undersigned have formed a Co-Partner
ship under the firm miine of JAMES A. GRAY &
CO., for the purpose of transacting the GENERAL
DRY GOODS BUSINESS, at the old stand of
GRAT, MULLARKY ? CO., 228 Broad street, Au
JAMES A. GRAY,
. WILLIAM DELANE,
AUGUSTA, GA., January 8, 1S68.
ESTABLISHED IN 1850
THE Subscriber would respectfully inform the
thc citizens of E>lgeficld and the surround
ing country, tliot he koeps a SPECIAL ESTAB
LISHMENT for the REPAIR of WATCHES
nnd JEWELRY. All work entrusted to his care
will be executed promptly, nearly, and warranted
for uno year.
At bb Store will be found ono of the' largest
tiold and Silver Waldies,
Of the best Europe.T and American manufacture
in thc Southern Stales, with a select a-tfurt
RICH AND NEW STYLES ETRUS
CAN GOLD JEWELRY,
Set with Diamonds, Pearl*, Rubies, Oriental Gar
net*, Coral, ?tc. Abo,
Solid Silver Ware,
FULL TEA SETS, WAITERS, ICE
AND WATER PITCHERS, CAS
TORS, (JOULETS, CUPS,
And everything in tho S;iver Wans linc.
FISK SINGLE AND DOUBLE BARRELED
Colt's, Smith & Weston's, Cooper's, Remming
ton's, Sharp's, Derringer's
And many others of the latest invention.
FINE CUTLERY, SPECTACLES, WALKING
CANES, PERFUMERY, PORTMONAIES,
AND FANCY GOODS
Of every variety to be found in a first class Jew
One Door below Augusta Hotel,
1G3 Broad Street, Augusta, (.a.
Oct 1 6m 40
ESTABLISHED IN 1845.
I HAVE JUST RECEIVED, and have in store,
a full supply of the afore artieles, imported direct
rtutn the Engdsh manufactories, and offer them
at prices to mit the times, confiding of
DOUBLE-BARRELED GUNS, all qu-dities
ami i ri. es. Arning (hem tire a number of 1*0 V -
ELL'S CELEBRATED MAKE, in cases.
SINGLE-BARBELED GUNS, loreign and
Colts, Remingtor, and other Repeating PIS
POCKET KNIVES of Rogers and Westen
hohn's make, a splendid assortment.
A few dozen Rodgers'bci-t TABLE CUTLERY.
SHOT 1>A?S, POWDER FLASKS, and GAME
Ely's Waterproof Gun and Pistol CAPS.
Ely's GUN WADDINO, all qualities.
FIXED AMMUNITION for all sized Pistols.
METALLIC CARTRIDGES forall sized Guns'
BLASTING POWDER and SAFETY FUSE.
Kentucky. Rifle and Sporting POWDER, in
kogs and cans.
150 Bags SHOT, all size?.
A fine stock of RIFLES, of my own make, of
a superior quality.
REPAIRING done in a superior mauner and
warranted, at 215 Broad street.
Et Hi RODGERS.
Augusta, Nov. 5, 3m 45.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
rnE Subscribers respectfully annonnce thai
they ure now prepared to do all work in the
!OACH MAKING and REPAIRING BUSI
NESS that m iv be entrusted to thom, in a work
lanlikc rain uer, and with neatness and dispatch
We have on hand x few CARRIAGES asdsu
erior BUG GI BS,of our own manufacture,which
re will sell low.
Allkinde of REPAIRING donepromptly and
rarranted to give satisfaction.
?P?fAs we sell ONLY FOR CASn, ourprices
r unusually reasonable. All we ask is atrial.
SMITH & JOTOS. ?
Butter and Lard.
JUST received ?nd for sale very low, TWO
FIRKINS FRESn BUTTER and ONE
DARREL PURE LEAF LARD.
G. L. PENN.
Feb 12 tf 7
Final Settlement will be made on the Estate
" of STANMORE JOHNSON, dee'd., in the
mlnarr'j Office, on Wednesday, the 22d April,
q;>. Those haring claims against said Estate
ill present them hy that time, duly attested,
ll indebted to ?aid Estate, aro expected to pay
p by the 10th February next.
M. M. PADGET, Ex'or.
Jan 22 3m v * 4
AGENT WANT??'??R* M**?*
AND KOW THEY LIVEDs FOUGHT ANO
DIES FOR DIXIE,
Incidents and Sketches of Life in
Comprining Narrativa 'of-Ptreonal Advtmhire,
Army Life, Natal Adventuresome Life, Par
tisan Daring, Jjife in, the Camp, Field
and Hotpltal, -^Together teHkihe Song*,
Ballade, Anetdolerand Humorous
Southern Independence^ '? ? ?
There ia a certain portion of the war that will
never go into the regular histories, nor lie embo
died in romance or poetry, which ila rory real
part of it, and will, if preserved, convev to suc
ceeding generations a better fif?baf the spirit of
the conflict than anray dry'repdrti'Qr careful nar
ratives of events, and this part may bc called the
gossip, the.f?n, ti? pathos of tho war. This-il
lu8trates the character, of the leaders, the humor
of the soldiers, thc devotion of women, the brave
ry of men, the p?dele of our derbes, the romance
and hardships of the s?rvieo! :
The Valiant and Brave Hearted, tis Picturesque
and Dramatic, the Witty and Marvelous, the
Tender and Pathetic, and the whole Panorama of
tho War are here thrillingly -portrayed in a mas
terly manner, at once historical' and . roman tic,
rendering it the most ample, unique, brill iant and
readable hook that the wa- bas called for'.h.
Amusomcnt as well as instruction may be fennd
in every page, os graplrto detail, brilliant wit,
and authentic history, are skillfully interwoven
in this work of literary art ..
Send lor Circulars and see our term?, and a full
description.of the work,. Address,
'? i JONES BROTHERS ,t CO., Atlanta* Ga.
Jan. 30 ft . ' b
UNDAY SCHOOLS can be supplied with the
following Books, AT COST; by applying at the
Store of B. C. BRYA?, Edge?eld C H.
S.-S. Celebration Hymns,
New Sunday-School Primer,
Infant Class Question Book,
Little Lesson:! for Little People,-Part I.
Little Lessons for Little People,-Port IL
Brief Catechism.of Bible Doctrine.
Child's Question Book on tho Four Gospels.
Parti. . .
Child's Question Book on thc Tour Gospels.
Questions on tho Four Gospels,-with Harmo
ny,-for Bible Classes.
Notes on the Gospels..
Unicorn's Bible Dictionary.
Child's Scrip.'ure Question Bcok.
Bibles and Testaments.
J Kind Words,"-S. S. Paper, monthly, at $1
for 10 Copies.
Any Books needed by Teachers, or religious
Books desired by any persons, will be procured
atshort notice, and supplied tit Cost by the un
Testaments and Catechisms given to those who
are not able to buy, when application is mado
through any S. S. Teacher known to B. C. Bryan,
Agent of the Depository. j
For any information, address
L. R. GWALTNEY, Chair.
Ex. Board of Edgefleld Association.
Nov 20 j nf ?7
State of South Carolina,
IN TUE- CO UR T OF ORDIN?R Y.
WHEREAS, Patrick M. Stevens and his wife
MartUft L. Stevens, hare fited their Peti
tion in the Ordinary's Office for the' Dbtrict and
State aforc?fld, praying that a paper purporting
to be the ISjt Will and Testament of Iverson
L. Lrooks.-j?x'd., late of said District, may be
proven tn^Wiie Form hf Lav." And it appear
ing to my Wi .sfaciion that S. Virginia, wife of
W. F. Aye:? and M. Josephine, wife of Ashley
C. Hood, ?side from and beyond the limits of
this State ?It is therefore ordered and decreed
tbut tho s Jil parties, together with all and singu
lar the lu*s and distributes of the said Ivcrson
L. Brook'., deceased, be and appear nt thc Court
of Ordinary to be held at Edgtfield Court House,
for Edgefield District, on Munday, the 30th day
of Mflfch, 1S6S, to show cause, it any they can,
wby said paper should not be proven in "Dae
Fo:*ra of Law."
Given under my hand and seal, this 30th day
.ii December, A. I)., 1 St)7.
W. F. DURISOE, [E. SJ
0. E. D.
Jun I 3m 1
State of South Carolina,
Sylurs Morse and wife, "1
E. T. Adams, ct. al. J
BY virtue of un order cf the Court in this cause,
nil and singular the creditors of JAMES T.
VDAMS, dee'd., ure required to render and prove
heir demands before me by the Fourth Monday
II F< bruary next, or else be barred of all interest
n the decree to be rendered in this cause.
Z. W. CARWILE, c.?.E.B.
?Tan 1 fi, 1S6S, St_ 4
State of South Carolina
BY W. E. DURISOE, Esq., Ordinary of Edgt
Whereas, Z. W. Car wile, C. E. B.D. bas applied
o me for Letters of Administration, with' the Will
innexed, on all and singular the .goods and
?hattcls, rights and credits of Charles Powell,
atc of tho District aforesaid, dee'd.
These are, therefore, to cite and admonish all
md singular, the kindred and creditors of the
?aid deceased, to be and appear before me, at our
?cxt Ordinary's Court for '-he said District, to bo
jolden at Edenfield C. H., on the 4th day ot
Mar. next, to show cause, if any, why the said
tdmiuistration should not be grunted.
G.ven under my hand: and seal, this 23d day
)f Jan., in the year of our Lord one thousand
light hundred and Sixty-eight, and tn the 92d
rear of the Independence of the United States
W.F. DURISOE, O.EJ).
Jan. 29 Ot 5
A HE Undersigned has on hand a very HAND
SOME LOT of
Metallic Cases and Caskets
Vhich ho is now SELLING AT COST, trans
lortation added. Also, a largo and elegant stock
f COFFINS of his own manufacture, embracing
.11 styles and size;, which he offers at prime cost
f material and manufacture.
CS?1* Parties bu y in e Cases or Coffins will have
ho use of my HEARSE free of charge.
?&-Tonas, strictly Cash.
' J. M. WITT.
June 25 tf 26
OW ON HAND and for sole at REDUCED
RATES, a good assortment of
Vhich in point o? manufacture, finish and price,
annot fail to give satisfaction to ptrcbastrs.
&3r Furniture bartered for ALL KINDS OF
?OCNTRY PRODUCE, and good trades given.
J. M. WITT.
June 25 _tf 26
[ HAVE A NICE LOT OF LADIES' WOR
DED DRESS GOODS which I will sell at
!OST FOR CASH. Also, many other articles
D suit the times.
Call and examine for yourselves.
B. C. BRYAN, A gt.
Jan 7 Ira 2
ALEXANDER'S BLACK, wniTE AND COL
RED KID ?LOVES, IN ALL NOS.
JAMES A. GRAY Jfc CO.,
22S Broad S^, Augusta.
Jan 20_tf . 4
? IVE CASES LONG CLOTH, various faro
te brands. Jost received at
JAMES A. ORA Y * CO'S.,
223 Axoad St, Augusta,
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